Abe Orders Thorough Measures Against Coronavirus

Abe orders thorough measures against coronavirus

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has instructed his ministers to ensure that more hygienic laboratories are able to conduct tests for the new coronavirus. Only one facility in Japan is carrying out such tests at present.

Abe gave the instruction on Friday morning at a meeting of relevant ministers, including health minister Katsunobu Kato and foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi.

Abe Talks Tokyo 2020 Games At Diet Opening Speech

Abe talks Tokyo 2020 games at Diet opening speech

The Japanese Diet has kicked off its latest session, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowing to impress the world with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics.

Abe says the Games are a chance for communities hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami nearly nine years ago to show how far they've come.

Abe: Japan-us Pact Is Immovable Pillar

Abe: Japan-US pact is immovable pillar

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the Japan-US alliance is an immovable pillar for protecting world peace.

On January 19, 1960, the revised Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security was signed by Abe's grandfather, Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, and US President Dwight Eisenhower.

Abe Heads Home After Middle East Tour

Abe heads home after Middle East tour

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is returning to Japan from a three-nation Middle East tour. He agreed with the leaders of these countries that dialogue will be crucial for stabilizing the region and de-escalating tensions.

Abe left Oman, the final leg of his tour, early Wednesday morning. His itinerary also included Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Abe Visits Oman, Offers Condolences For Sultan

Abe visits Oman, offers condolences for sultan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, now visiting Oman, has offered his condolences for the sultan who died last week.

Abe arrived in the Omani capital of Muscat on Tuesday on the last leg of his three-nation tour of the Middle East.

Abe Meets With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince In Uae

Abe meets with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince in UAE

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi have agreed to work together to help defuse tensions in the Middle East.

Abe flew to the United Arab Emirates from Saudi Arabia on Monday on the second leg of his three-nation tour of the region.

Pm Abe Meets Saudi King Salman

PM Abe meets Saudi King Salman

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz that Japan will make every diplomatic effort it can to stabilize the situation in the Middle East.

Abe also explained that Japan's dispatch of Self-Defense Force aircraft and a destroyer to the region is designed to gather information to ensure the safety of ships with ties to Japan.

Abe Meets Saudi Fm, Discusses Middle East Tensions

Abe meets Saudi FM, discusses Middle East tensions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has begun his Middle East tour with a meeting with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister.

Abe met Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud at a state guesthouse in Riyadh on Sunday after arriving in the Saudi capital the previous day.

Abe Heads For 3 Middle East Nations

Abe heads for 3 Middle East nations

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has left Japan on a 3-nation Middle East tour amid growing tensions in the gulf region.

Abe said "Based on the friendly relations Japan has built with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, I will call on the leaders to seek stability in the region through talks and rational measures."

Abe: Restraint Needed To Ease Us-iran Tensions

Abe: Restraint needed to ease US-Iran tensions

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will make further diplomatic efforts to help ease the tensions between the United States and Iran.

Abe told reporters on Thursday morning that Japan has strongly urged all the parties concerned to exercise restraint, and that his country values diplomacy based on self-control.

Abe Honors Doctor Killed In Afghanistan

Abe honors doctor killed in Afghanistan

Japanese medical doctor and aid worker Tetsu Nakamura has been posthumously honored for his humanitarian work in Afghanistan.

On Friday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handed a letter of appreciation to Nakamura's family for his contributions to Afghanistan's development.

Abe Speaks At News Conference After Summits

Abe speaks at news conference after summits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has wrapped up a series of high-level talks with China and South Korea. He vowed to continue working with the two countries to tackle some of the big issues facing the region.

After a trilateral summit, Abe spoke one-on-one with the South Korean president. Ties between Tokyo and Seoul have been tense over trade and wartime labor issues.